Lincoln Public Schools

School Psychologist Part Time (.2 FTE) (853)

Job Posting

Job Details

TitleSchool Psychologist Part Time (.2 FTE)
Posting ID853


2024-2025 School Year


Applicants selected will be subject to a security background investigation and must meet and maintain eligibility and suitability requirements.


People of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
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Primary Purpose

To support and advise students, staff and parents regarding emotional, behavioral, and academic growth of students,

grades PreK-8


Contractual Relationship

As per contract between Lincoln School Committee and the Lincoln Teachers Association


Organizational Relationship


Reports to the Administrator for Student Services and the building principal.


Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Consultation
  2. Advise and assist teachers, other professionals and parents regarding student learning profiles, accommodations, and program modifications to manage challenging student situations and to facilitate appropriate behavior and learning.
  3. Consult with parents, outside service providers and state agencies to facilitate cohesive services and resource coordination for students.
  4. Assist families with identifying supports and strategies to address challenges presented by students with serious emotional disabilities.
  5. Participate on Instructional Support Teams, upon Principal’s request, focusing on social, emotional, and behavioral functioning of students.
  6. Advise administrators on matters relating to student behavior and safety.
  7. Promote appreciation and support for human diversity.
  8. Evaluation
  9. Administer psychological assessments, interpret data, determine the emotional status of students, write reports and make recommendations to enhance student’s educational experience.
  10. Conduct Functional Behavior Assessments and support staff with the development of Behavioral Intervention Plans as necessary.
  11. Participate on TEAM Evaluation and Section 504 Accommodation Plan processes. 
  12. Intervention
  13. Support students so that they understand troubling issues and situations.
  14. Participate in crisis intervention and advise administrators regarding intervention plans and related issues.
  15. Counsel students individually and in groups focusing on behaviors that affect educational progress and the development of coping strategies.
  16. Provide short-term or crisis counseling for “at risk” students.
  17. Develop cohesive approaches to support students with mental health issues.
  18. Contact state agencies (i.e., DCF, DMH), and outside therapists and hospitals, as necessary, to gather information, collaborate with planning and make necessary referrals for programs and services.
  19. Serve as liaison, as assigned, for students on IEPs and 504 Accommodation Plans.
  20. Collaborate with district administration to plan and provide parent/guardian and staff education programs.
  21. Other
  22. Serve on school and system-wide mental health teams.
  23. Complete documentation necessary for TEAM and Section 504 Accommodation Plan processes to include social emotional/ behavioral goals for the IEP.
  24. Document necessary student situations as required by the state (i.e., 51A process).
  25. Perform other responsibilities as assigned by the Administrator for Student Services or the Building Principal.


  • Masters degree from an accredited college or university
  • Licensed as a School Psychologist by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • The ability to administer, interpret and report on educational assessments, psychological assessments (cognitive and projective instruments)
  • Demonstrated understanding on the processes and regulations which govern the special education process
  • The ability to work on a multi-disciplinary team using a collaborative decision-making process to reach consensus
  • Other requirements that may be determined by the Administrator for Student Services or the Building Principal.



    Lincoln, Massachusetts


    Lincoln is a residential suburb located 12 miles northwest of Boston. The community is rich in history with a strong tradition of citizen participation. The school district serves students in grades pre-kindergarten through eight. In addition to the K-8 Lincoln School, the district operates the Primary School and Middle School at Hanscom Air Force Base as well as an integrated Preschool. Lincoln has a long tradition of educational excellence and strives to offer innovative, student-centered instruction in an inclusive setting with small class sizes. As a founding member of the METCO Program, Lincoln has maintained its commitment to diversity and multi-cultural education.


    Lincoln Public Schools Vision


    The Lincoln Public Schools strive to cultivate all students and staff to be collaborative leaders who are critical thinkers, equity-oriented, and growth-minded, as outlined in the LPS Portait of a Learner.


    The School Committee subscribes to the fullest extent to the principle of the dignity of all people and of their labors and will take action to ensure that any individual within the District who is responsible for hiring and/or personnel supervision understands that applicants are employed, assigned, and promoted without regard to their age, color, active military/veteran status, disability, national origin, ancestry, race, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy or pregnancy-related conditions, or housing status. Every available opportunity will be taken in order to assure that each applicant for a position is selected on the basis of qualifications, merit and ability.

Shift TypePart-Time
Salary RangeSalary range based on experience and qualifications
LocationLincoln Preschool, Lincoln

Applications Accepted

Start Date05/08/2024

Job Contact

NameLisa BerardTitleAdministrator for Student Services